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. >> next, google executive chairman eric schmidt talks about the latest innovations. then, the role of capitalism today. after that, a form on state and federal marijuana laws. >> recently, the economist magazine held their world in 2013 festival, which coincides with the release of their annual report. they offer a global perspective on the upcoming year in the areas of business, economics, technology, and media. at the event, google executive chairman eric schmidt discussed new and ovations, the importance of mobile devices and the impact of technology on society. his remarks are about 35 minutes. >> that is an introduction to our conversation on technology. these welcome eric schmidt, executive chairman of google. [applause]>> thank you very much, good to see you. >> first of all, i do want to thank you very much for stepping in at such short notice. >> i was planning on coming anyway. >> humming and speaking in public are two slightly different things. thank you very much. we have a load of questions for you from the floor, but i want to ask you about how technology will change
they are not organized that way right now. >> an author in political night at 8:00 on c-span. >> next, google executive chairman eric schmidt talks about the latest innovations. after that, a program on the role of capitalism. after that, a program on state and federal marijuana laws. >> recently "the economist" magazine held their 2013 festival, focusing on economics, technology, and media. at the event, the google executive chairman eric schmidt discussed the importance of mobile devices and technology on society. his remarks are about 35 minutes. >> an introduction to our conversation on technology, so please welcome eric schmidt, executive chairman of google. [applause] >> thank you. is very good to be here. >> i do want to thank you very much for stepping in on such short notice. >> i was coming anyway. >> coming and speaking in public are two very different things. i want to ask you -- we have a load of questions for you from the floor as well. a want to ask you how technology will change our lives in various different ways in 2013. what we might do is start and then panicked out and go bigger --
the communications act. another thing to consider about this issue is will google provide the same rule as corporate rabbis, if you will, to guide this issue forward. he was the top issue for them. >> host: there was talk of rewriting the telecom act of the 1990s. what do you think about this? >> guest: there has been a lot of talk for about a decade. i think some members are more inclined to try and just deal with specific issues and think it might be too difficult at this point in time. one has to remember that that law came here by 1934. it was kind of digging into all of the past. and i think that is a big thing that we have to talk about. roger wicker is likely to become the ranking member of the communications and internet pendulum. all of those things have yet to be solidified. >> guest: i think the broader communications is that we are any period of great destruction. things like netflix, apple, the itunes store, it is not yet clear how consumers will get their content when all available options are there. it needs more time to shake out before they try to set these boundaries. >> guest: the
thing to consider about this issue is will google as one tech veteran said to me provide the same role as corporate rabbi, if you will, to guide this issue forward? if you recall several years ago, you know, they came up with a deal with verizon, it was a top issue for hem. a lot -- for them. a lot has changed since that time, and now they have a much more diverse portfolio of public policy issues to deal with, so i think it'll be very interesting to see who comes to the stage to make a play for net neutrality if the court does, you know, strike down the rules. >> host: well, speaking of issues that have been around for a while, there's talk potentially in the 113th of rewriting the cable act; of rewriting the telecom act from the 1990s. what kind of future of do you see for those issues? >> guest: there's a lot of talk, and there's been a lot of talk for about a decade. based on my reporting, i'm not personally convinced there's going to be any kind of major rewrite, and i think it would be prudent to raise the point that one of the great champions, senator jim demint, has stepped dow
google's contribution to enabling success to the internet by wi-fi? >> what we did, the african situation as usual is worse than fire else. as a society, as a global society, we got to sort of look at ourselves and think how have we allowed these terrible, terrible things to occur over several decade. what is the story of the internet in africa? >> it is the most expensive in africa which is the poorest part of the world. how can this be? in many cases, distance, satellites and a monopoly of providers. there is no really good excuse for this. what we have done is we have built proxy caches we put in each of the countries to speed up the internet. we have been funding competitive carriers and in particular competitive fiber to that. the questioner asks with a do we know about internet with wi-fi. you have your phone and the 3 g connection, the connection that enables your phone to work is impossibly expensive. it turns out that more than half of the mobile traffic is not on the cellular providers, 3 g or 4g. it's known as wi-fi, 80211 in the reuters that people use. it's easy to
or google play. >> thank you so much. as mike mentioned we are on storm want. this is highway nine in santa cruz mountains in saratoga. this is a dusting snow. our reporter is there, amy hollyfield getting a great shot with waves of showers coming in and that will be snow in the higher elevations in the bay area where it is cold until 1:00 o'clock or 2:00 in the afternoon. how often is the bay area under a winter weather advisory? we have it from highway nine in saratoga but not enough to make a snowball. >> you need a snowcap to gather this. stay with us for continuing coverage on the showers and cold weather hitting the bay area with the snow. you can track the showers at abc7 news come. >> other news federal investigators have a new lead to follow this morning in the crash of the oil tanker this week. they will check reports of a glitch in the radar that helps ships maneuver on the bay. now to treasure island. >> the coast guard is looking into what the radar was working as it should on monday morning when the "overseas raymar" oil tanker hit the tower of the bridge. there was damage to
on google. so, look at this. these are the searches for flu symptoms in the past two years. but look at this. the huge spike in searches already this year and it's still rising. abc's chief medical editor dr. richard besser, an expert on tracking viruses, shows us how to navigate through the outbreak all around us. >> reporter: the earliest flu season in a decade. with 80% of the country reporting severe flu -- >> we are seeing that early uptick. >> reporter: we're hunting down the flu virus. the cdc told me that in high flu states, 70% to 80% of the coughs around you right now are from the flu. each cough, sneeze or conversation puts flu into the air and into your lungs. it lands on railings, in the diner. everyone touches the salt and pepper shakers. on the atm and on every door you touch. flu virus can survive two to eight hours on plastic or metal. parking meter. how many people have touched this one? like on the bus. if someone was flu touched this three hours ago, i could pick it up on my hand. hands take it to straight to the nose and mouth. watch this. we recorded a meeting and count
against google in a live report. >> all lies are on barry bonds as we wait to hear who the newest members will be on the baseball hall of fame. fans are divided. >> and get Ñó >>> antioch police say they are searching for four men accused of attacking a gas station clerk for beer. police say the men who are in their 20s made their way into the gas station around 2:30 this morning. you can see the broken beer bottles there in the parking lot. nothing else was stolen but police say the men did beat up the clerk during the theft. >>> the san francisco man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire could be arraigned on attempted murder and arson charges as soon as tomorrow. police found 22-year-old dexter oliver at an oakland hotel late last night. investigators say oliver threw gasoline on to star lamar and lit her on fire after an argument. >>> we're learning more about a bar pilot who ran into the bay bridge. there's one piece of evidence the bar pilot's association is refusing to release. >> reporter: we've learned captain guy klees had 15 hours off duty before his ship hit the bay brid
'll tell you about the complaints against google in a live report. >> all lies are on barry bonds as we wait to hear who the newest members will be on the baseball hall of fame. fans are divided. >> and get ktvu news to go, just download the ktvu app, click the live icon and then you can watch all of our newscasts live right on your mobile device. >>> antioch police say they are searching for four men accused of attacking a gas station clerk for beer. police say the men who are in their 20s made their way into the gas station around 2:30 this morning. you can see the broken beer bottles there in the parking lot. nothing else was stolen but police say the men did beat up the clerk during the theft. >>> the san francisco man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire could be arraigned on attempted murder and arson charges as soon as tomorrow. police found 22-year-old dexter oliver at an oakland hotel late last night. investigators say oliver threw gasoline on to star lamar and lit her on fire after an argument. >>> we're learning more about a bar pilot who ran into the bay bridge. there's
. >> google executive chairman eric schmidt arrived today in north korea. not a popular move with the white house. but google stock is popular with investors. that story and a look at google stock coming up. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. >>> goog -- google opens up anyone with a internet connection. now google's executive chairman eric schmidt is in north korea. our chief international correspondent michelle caruso-cabrera has the latest. >> it's not exactly clear why eric schmidt is in north korea. we do know this. as google's executive chairman, he is the most high profile business executive to travel there. this is video from early this morning u.s. time almost nighttime the
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right now in kansas city with google. are you supportive of that project? how does that project plate into the politics of abundance? >> i do not work with google. let me give you my interpretation. blair's broadband plan --they said, let's see if we can do this in kansas city. it is tremendous when a business empowers people in its own shops and have that kind of initiative. it is resonating in other cities and states as well. they are following their own method to get similar results. >> they have announced a deployment that i think -- not as large as the google in kansas city, similar in terms of scope. chattanooga has a gigabit deployment. chicago recently put out a request for information. the city wants to deploy gigabit in various parts of the cities and deliver innovation and goods and services. they got a number of responses. the groups i have worked with are working with a number of universities. they recognize that broadband is not an entertainment cool. it it is an economic development will. we will need bigger quantities if we want at -- to be at the forefront of the nex
." >>> students at a university in north carolina got a surprise visitor, google chairman eric schmidt. they showed him how they look for information online by googling it. schmidt visited pyongyang on tuesday. he traveled to north korea with former new mexico governor bill richardson and seven others. he spoke with students at a university computer lab. schmidt has emphasized that he is traveling as a private citizen and not representing google, but some analysts say the visit was motivated by business. north korea wants to promote its i.t. industry and google is believed to be considering doing business there. the group met with north korean officials. richardson suggested that they discuss the release of a u.s. citizen detained in the country since last year. >> it's a good productive but frank meeting. >> they'll discuss their visit to north korea after they arrive. >>> japanese prime minister abe and his government have confirmed the outline to revitalize the nation's sluggish economy. cabinet ministers took part in the first meeting of a new task force on tuesday. >> translator:
to slow it down. >>> google trying to help out victims of superstorm sandy. why not everyone is happy to see them. >>> and the oregon teen who is in hot water with the law. after boasting about driving drunk. in a facebook post. >>> health officials say a norovirus outbreak at a senior home in the north bay ifdozens of residents and staffers and the redwoods senior residential care facility in mill valley have been sickened since christmas eve. two of the elderly residents have since died of complications brought on by the virus. activities and food services have been restricted. and it appears to be slowing the spread of the highly contageous virus. this outbreak follows a similar one at a san rafael retirement home that sickened 27 people in november >>> police have arrested a married couple they say are connected to the new year's eve shooting in sacramento that left two people dead and three others wounded. sacramento police say that amber scholz started the altercation that prompted the deadly shooting at a bar in old town sacramento monday night oficers say her husband. charles
reviewed questions that will be used to screen potential candidates. >> google will soon be the largest provider of free wifi access in new york city. the tech giant said today it will provide google wifi outdoors to a 10 block zone in the chelsea neighborhood. it will also provide indoor coverage to the areas public housing. google's new york headquarters is in chelsea, google already provides free wifi in its hometown of mountain view. >>> autodesk has expanded its intention to buy a german company. the german company has a line of products used by the auto industry. >>> it's cool outside right now and it's going to get colder. that's sort of the weather headline. we have weather coming but the real story is going to be the cold air left behind. it's chilly out there right now. temperatures 46 in nevato. 59 in santa rosa and 46 in fairfield so temperatures on the chilly side as we go into tonight it's going to be another cold one. but not as cold as thursday morning and friday morning. rainfall for this system light. one hundredth -- .01 of an inch to .1 of an inch. this is a cold one
doctors use to find information on prescriptions. and google has removed a feature that notified users in china when terms they're searching for became targets of chinese sensors. the tech giant introduced the service but removed it last month. a spokeswoman refused to comment. a removeal as google struggles to find right approach in china the government blocks sites of a company containing pornography and considerate sismz of the communist party. a check on trading stocks falling as investors prepare for corporate earnings reports. alcoa starting things off, shares of apple and sisco weighing on your silicon valley index z internet radio service rap soddy teamed up that means drivers with the cars will be able0@úb to contrl rhapsody with voice commands. clear channel i heart radio announced it will ad apps to chrysler and gm vehicles. and pandora says it's services are available in seven car models. i want to correct something earlier. google did confirm the move that have button that let's users know in china when the terms become targets of chinese sensors but did not elaborate on
the audio, but we will come back to you. thank you. >> new this morning, google chairman schmidt is in north korea for a controversial visit to that communist nation arriving in the country along with former new mexico governor richardson. richardson spoke of the trip in beijing early today before departing for north korea calling it a "private humanitarian mission." stay with abc7 morning news and we will have much more on this trip to north korea in our 6:30 half hour including who is new criticizing the visit. >> in sacramento the california legislature begins a new session with democrat law makes with a supermajority in both the senate and assembly. the governor brown will set the stage when he plans to release the proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins in july. >> the petaluma city council will start the new year with a formal vote on antismoking ordinance. in december they approved a ban on smoking in places that include all hotel rooms, private apartments and condos, as well as outdoor spaces including balconies and courtyards and sidewalks. the new regulations are intended t
us how google is doing just that. >> reporter: when people have the flu, they tend to go online and search for flu related information. for the past couple years google has been collecting that data and using it to track the spread of influenza. they call it google flu trends and it's proven to be very accurate. this is a google earth map with flu trends information from a few months ago...early october. as you can see, there wasn't much going on then, green represents very minimal flu activity. but as we move forward in time you can watch the flu spread. it changes from mild, to moderate and then in december the flu really takes off in the south and by the first week of december the entire country is seeing intense or high flu activity. but now let's take a look at what the center for disease control says. the cdc uses data from hospitals and research centers. it's not as close to real time as google flu trends is, but it's probably more accurate. according to the cdc, this is what the county looked like back in october with very minimal flu activity. as we move forward into no
, iran, and u.s. support for israel. plus, the chairman of google lands in north korea on a controversial trip with former new mexico governor bill richardson. >> we're here as individual american citizens. >> bill: so. >> shepard: so what's the internet titan doing in the world's least connected nation? and the suspect in last summer's colorado movie theater killing spree back in court. tonight, our first look at the prosecution's case against james holmes. and that's first from fox this monday night. it was a painfully difficult day in the courtroom where aurora, colorado police officers testified the victims were crying out for help. blood all over the place. the movie still playing overhead. cell phones ringing. chaos all around the families of the massacre victims hearing emotional testimony from those who rushed to save their loved ones lives. taking some to hospitals in their patrol cars with as they put it blood sloshing on the floor board. investigators say james holmes killed 12 people and wounded 58 more when he opened fire at the midnight premier of the dark night rises. today
doing for google and what is google doing for them. >>> a man who reportedly said he was going to join the taliban and has been if that is a friend who needs an enemy kind and a half. today the white house to talk about our nation's longest war. specifically when and how we will get out of there finally. that is the question from many afghans. but the president of afghanistan wants to talk about the circumstances. so they will and we will report in just a moment. this s "studio b." and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. >> shepard: the former governor of new mexico bill richardson is back in the united states after he made a trip to north korea with the google chairman eric schmidt. the state department criticized the visit as unhelpful and basically told they don't go but they went anyway. they pushed nort north north kp missile launches and nuclear tests and called on the regime to allow more cell phones and internet access. he also said he asked for fair and humane
-wheel drive here at the auto show in san jose. >>> plus google chairman eric schmidt speaks out in north korea. and president obama just a minute ago nominated jack lew as treasury secretary. we'll take a look at both issues coming up in business. [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >>> nominations for the 85th annual academy awards announced this morning in beverly hills. >> hosts seth macfarlane and emma stone announced the nominees. "lincoln" was the clear winner, receiving 12 nominations, including best picture, best director and best actor, nods for daniel day lewis, sally fields and tommy lee jones. >> "life of pi" came away with 11 nominations. >> here's a complete list of the nominees fo
, the american internet giant google has held a press event in p'yongyang that has many wondering what type of business plans the company has in store there. >> very few north koreans have internet access. those who are computer savvy are usually limited to the country's internet, but this computer lab appears to be an exception. the google chairman wants to get a firsthand look at the isolated country's social media, but he refused to comment when asked by reporters. the former governor of new mexico, bill richardson, is hoping to gain the release of a u.s. citizen. he spoke about a meeting with officials from the ministry. according to media reports, the north korean government has long been in talks with internet giant google. in 2011, a delegation from the communist country reportedly visited the company's u.s. headquarters. >> change of pace now, and the british pop legend david bowie has released a new single on his 66th birthday. the song called "where are we now" is a somber reflection on berlin, aging, and what we make of our lives. he recorded some of his most influential music he
's cabinet selections. >> the controversial arrival of the executive chairman of google. >> and a solo driver fights a car pool lane ticket saying he had a corporation in the car with hirj they are people too. aren't they? >> the news at 6:00 >>> the president announce td picks for the new heads of the ciaññ and pentagon, joining former senator huck haigel and counter terrorism advisor john brenan today, haigel being a strong willed defense secretary and brenan, an experienced person to lead the top intelligence agency. >> chuck haigel is an american patriot. enlisting in the army volunteering for vietnam. john brenan the cia will have the leadership of the one of the most skilled and respected intelligence professional autos the president charge thanked outgoing defense secretary talking about his retirement plan autos i'm has come for me to return to my wife, three sons, their families, six grandchildren and my walnut farm. dealing with the difference set of nuts. >> good line. >> secretary of state hillary clinton plans to retire this month, returning to work today after taking time off
is -- google's executive chairman is looking at how chinese students use -- north korea's bob stevens use the internet. he was featured last month that "the economist's" "world in 2013 festival" talking about the impact of technology in society. this took place in new york city. half-hour. >> there you are, that is an introduction to our conversation on technology. please welcome eric schmidt, executive chairman of google. [applause] >> thank you very much. good to see you. >> first of all, i want to thank you very much for stepping in on such short notice. >> i plan on coming anyway. >> coming and speaking in public are 2 slightly different things, so thank you very much. we have a lot of questions for you from the floor as well. i want to ask you about how technology will change airlines in various different ways in 2013. what i thought we might do is start small and then passed out and go bigger. >> let's talk about google initiatives that might change lives. one is google glass so the idea of wearable computing. is that going to be available next year and beyond that? >> if you look a
relations that resumed in 2011. >>> students at a university in north korea got a surprise visitor. google chairman eric schmidt. they showed him how they look for information online, by googling it. schmidt visited kim il sung university in pyongyang on tuesday. he traveled to north korea with former new mexico governor bill richardson and seven others. they spoke with students at a university computer lab. schmidt has emphasized that he's traveling as a private citizen and not representing google. some analysts say the visit was motivated by business. north korea wants to promote its i.t. industry, and google is believed to be considering doing business there. a group met with north korean officials. richardson suggested that they discussed the release of an american citizen detained in the country since last year. >> it's a good, productive, but frank meeting. >> the group is scheduled to travel to beijing on thursday. they'll discuss their visit to north korea after they arrive. >>> north korea 345rkd imarked g leader's birthday on tuesday but no official ceremonies or events have been
. yesterday former president candw commented. >>> google said the decision to block map was to ensue a good user experience and not about exceptionally interfering with a rival product. according tot tech site google is working on a redirect so window users can use the map service. >> some homeowners on storm- ravaged staten island, new york are furious that going is touring neighborhoods, photographing damaged homes for it's 360-degree map technology. google says it's updating the photos to "help people around the world better understand the extent of the damage. google says it plans to revisit affected areas and take more pictures to show the recovery progress over time. >>> inside sources say the national hockey league lockout could end within hours. marathon talks continued late into the night. according to the boston globe a veteran agent watching the talks says a deal is "as good as done." the salary cap appears to be the last big issue on the table. the league says a january 11th deadline for a settlement that would allow a 48-game season. >>> two companies are reportedly in the run
the teller at gunpoint. this is a reward of up to $2,500 for their arrest. >> google executive schmidt is touring north korean computer centers during three day humanitarian trip. this is new video of schmidt on the left with the red scarf with former new mexico governor richardson on the right on a guided tour of a university computer laboratory in pyongyang. schmidt is an advocate for internet freedom and says this is in no official capacity for google and the united states state department has objected to the not korean trip. >> "spare the air" day now and the fog we expected this morning did not materialize. >> your drive could be easier. we will check in with leigh. >> we have fog but it is moving around. live doppler 7 hd showing no moisture out there to speak of. but you can see it is another chilly morning with 37 in napa and santa rosa and san francisco is at 47. san jose is 42. we have 37 in livermore the visibility map showing this is moving around and the national weather service canceled the advisory for the north bay and east bay possibly too soon with quarter-mile visibi
and livermore with reports of fog. this is a free app at the apple app store or google. >> happening now a woman is fighting for her life in a hospital burn unit while san francisco police hunt for the man accused of setting her on fire. amy is live at st. francis hospital with the latest. amy? >> her family tells us she is here in critical condition with burns to her face. witnesses say the 25-year-old starr lamare was on fire. she was screaming and running through the streets of the bayview yesterday afternoon and she saw her rip her burning sweater off of her as she was running for help. her family says she got in a fight with her boyfriend at laundromat about the haunt dry. she called him a name and he said don't call me that. she did it again and he tripped her and she said he had to get out, it was over, she left and 10 minutes later she was burned. >> police say the 22-year-old dexter oliver poured gasoline on to starr lamare and set her on fire. they are still looking for him. necessity say he has a lightening beaumont design shaved on one side of his head and a fish on the other side of
chairman of google. [applause] >> thank you very much. it is good to be here. >> a 12 thank you very much for stepping in -- i want to thank you very much for stepping in in such short notice. of want to ask you -- i want to ask you about how technology will change our lives and in various ways in 2013. i thought it would start small then fanned out in gold digger. and in the publication, and the world in 2013, we mentioned in number of google initiative that might change lives. one is the idea of wearable computing. will that be seen more and more next year and beyond? >> the technology works. if you have not looked at google glass, it fits right above their normal focal plane. it can show a video and it has a camera. we have been experimenting with what it could be used for with their obvious uses for your daily lives. we never had a device that could record what you saw out laboriously. >> how will we use it? us hopefully -- >> hopefully they will tell you you are about to trip. whenever the digital world can see with the economic world is doing, we get interesting outcomes. people wor
things diggal says he has begun a reorganization of google. the unit now looks like what google uses. they focus on the category model, ad reps sells anything google offers. the report says the changes are causing confusion among the sales force. >>> on wall street today stocks were down as investigators were worried. the dow is down 50 to 13,384. the nasdaq is down 2 at 3,098. the s&p is down 4 at 1,461. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton received tongue and cheek welcome back gifts today. hillary clinton was sidelined for several weeks after suffering from a concussion and a blood clot. today her staff presented her with a padded football helmet and this jersey. one said working in washington is a contact sport. >>> the bay area issued a spare the air day alert for tomorrow. beautiful shot there. this alert means no burning tomorrow indoors or out. wood smoke causes most of the air pollution during the winter months. >> this was such a pretty day. our chief meteorologist bill martin can say it came on a day when everyone is back at work and school. >> the weather today, cold th
. in an hour and a half, the role of capitalism. after that, google executive, eric schmidt, on how technology affects society. and later, president obama recommended chuck hagel to be defense secretary. >> student camera and video and trees with your message to the president are now due. get them tutsis and by the deadline for your chance at the grand prize of a $5,000. if there is a $50,000 in total prices. for more, go to studentcam.org. >> up next, a forum on the occupy movement. this is one hour and a half. [applause] >> thank you very much, everyone, for coming. thank you to the department of political science. today, we have for pronounced -- we have for pamela spirit we will have a bit of discussion between them and then moved to audience discussion. first, deborah is the this -- is a professor of ethics and society. she is also the senior associate dean for the humanities. she is a member of the philosophy department and director for ethics and a society. her research focuses on the ethical limits of the markets. a place of equality in a just society and a rational choice. she also wo
:05 eastern time. >>> listen to this, google's chairman is defying the state department with a private trip to north korea. washington had warned against the visit as it comes on the heels of north korea's rocket launch. the latest coming up in a live report. >>> also some dramatic video as a shopping mall goes up in flames. details on where it happened and what investigators is think may be to blame. jenna: brand new stories coming up next hour. court action in the colorado movie massacre as prosecutors begin to outline their case against the suspect, james holmes. the evidence they have so far we'll review that with you. >>> he is accused of plotting to bomb the new york city subway system. today the terror suspect makes his first appearance inside an american courtroom. >>> both democrats and republicans phase a fight over raising the debt ceiling. we're live with that story coming up. jon: google chairman eric schmidt is in north korea right now despite the state department's misgivings over the timing of his trip. it comes just weeks after that controversial rocket launch. schmidt's de
got clients in today. [ male announcer ] save on ground shipping at fedex office. >>> google search results in europe look set for a change. the eu muniea explains his investigation into the search engine. he's convinced google is profiting by diverting internet traffic for certain businesses. >>> american skres announced better-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter. it saw revenues of $8.4 had billion. it will make big restructuring changes which includes 5,400 job cuts throughout the quarter. shares dipped in extended hours of trading the. >>> and the fate of superman remains firmly with warner brothers and dc comics after a decision from a california court. the court of appeals said that the rights for the man of appeals should not stay with the cocreators. the decision means that warner can release this summer's new superman reboot without fear of legal challenges. so we're watching today. who is your favorite hee roar? superman, ironman, super mario draghi? whoever you like, e-mail us, tweet us. my produces asked me who i thought my favorite super hero was. it took my a
have found a better person. > jim bianco, good to talk to you today. > > thank you. google's executive chairman ended his trip to north korea by endorsing the internet. eric schmidt told reporters this week that the country risks falling out of touch because of heavy internet regulations. the google exec stirred up controversy earlier this week when he flew to the eastern country in spite of criticism from the state department. north korea's citizens are obstructed from accessing the internet. foreign media is also widely illegal. schmidt says the country faces falling behind economically due to the restrictions. a fast food chain owner is apologizing to consumers in china about a recent tainted- chicken scare. yum brands, which owns kfc, pizza hut and taco bell, generates nearly half of its revenue from china. reports surfaced in china last month that chicken suppliers to the restaurants were feeding the birds a steady diet of hormones and antibiotics. yum brands said it was not quick enough to notify regulators about the drugs. sales at the fast food chains are expected to slip due
died are in the korean war. he is being accompanied two executives from google. the executive chairman, eric schmidt, and the director of google ideas. both men have written a book was -- that is due to be released in april about how internet can help shape a society. it is interesting this week -- this trip comes just a week after north korean leader kim john delivered his new year address -- kim jong-un delivered his new year address. >> bahrain's highest court has upheld the sentences for 13 opposition leaders. the activists cannot appeal the decisions. they were convicted for their actions during the 2011 uprising. she has continued to press -- shias continued to protest against the sunni-led government. government.eedled police reportedly arrested 20 people, including a former mp. the free syrian army says it has formed a special units to secure the country's chemical weapons. they are confident the assad government will fall. they are ready to see the conflict to the end, despite limited military resources. we have the story from turkey. ♪ >> these are rebel fighters pushing to
millions of people have nothing to eat. the google executive chairman eric schmidt arrived in north korea. u.s. officials don't do this but they went anyway. representatives say he wants a first hand look at the communist nation economy and social media. he is the highest profile u.s. executive to visit north korea since kim jong uhm took power a year ago. the state department says the visit is bad timing and, of course, unhelpful. officials also say they are holding an american citizen behind bars, something ambassador richardson says he will bring up during his trip. trace gallagher has the details. ambassador richardson, does he think he can bring this american home? >> he has been to north korea six times over the past 20 years and has freed americans before. this is a man named kenne bay of north korean descent. he takes visitors and tourists into north korea and now is being accused of committing hostile acts against the state that could hand him in a labor camp for up to ten years. governor richardson doesn't know if he can free the man this trip but he can certainly get the proces
universe out there. if you google emilie parker's name, the first result that comes up when i googled it was a experience website. one of the polished videos is produced by a 9/11 company that got a lot of attention. this ties it all together. i checked a few minutes ago and it has 200,000 views on you tube. alex jones went off against piers morgan the other night and his website has a community forum where there dozens of postings about these things. if you google sandy hook hoax, you can find all kinds of things. there is a strain within the movement. these paranoid people who think the government is coming to snatch their guns. >> off camera we talked to a number of families who didn't even want to come on camera because they are too upset to address this. the fact that emilie parker's family googles her name and the first thing that comes up is this sickening conspiracy theory based on her sister wearing the same dress that emilie had once worn, that is just adding insult to injury. why do we see conspiracy theorys pop up in the wake of tragedies like this? people can't wrap their
house. >>> victims of hurricane sandy aren't happy with the folks at google maps. google snapped pictures of this staten island neighborhood for its 360-degree panoramic technology. some don't want others to see how their homes used to be and what they look like now. >> where our location is, this is not what we are. this is what happened to us. >> i have seen enough people coming by taking pictures and to me it's gawking. we don't need that right now, we need help. >> google has a different take. google said the updated imagery will inform people all over the world of the extent of the damage and help with the recovery effort. >>> as the president and congress prepare to do battle over raising the debt ceiling, we are about to get the inside story on how the fiscal cliff negotiations went down. this morning on abc's "this week" mitch mcconnell is the guest. he's the republican leader who ripped craft the compromise. but did they just kick the can down the road and what to do the republicans plan to do about raising the debt ceiling? don't miss "this week" with george stephanopou
and at that time, members of congress hated each other. and the level of rhetoric was so much more then. google, eric schmidt calling for more access in north korea. he is forming the country with bill richardson. schmidt, the latest american excesstive to visit there since kim jong-un took power there. >> i have no problem with schmidt being there. i asked governor richardson if i could go, she report with a pout, i was upset. i don't believe this idea that the state department is all worried they are going to dit rupt some great policy that they are. >> probably just showing kim jong-un how to search for porn. >> he probably already knows. >> how to turn on a light. >> it is a wide-eyed silicon valley guy going to a very poor corrupt country thinking, wow, technology will change everything. if they just had better broadband and google plus, suddenly this dictator with several people would be better. he said look, we are going to tell them how technology and openness will improve the country and that not where you start. >> we disagree here. michelle, venezuela postponing the inauguration of c
at google play you can get a free app to livermore, north livermore we have debris there causing flat tires and the westbound direction and we have a stall southbound 238 beyond 580 blocking one lane of traffic and first reports of a new accident west 37 at highway 121 leaving vallejo headed to novato. >> new this morning the most prominent church will begin performing same-sex marriages. officials at the washington, dc cathedral are announcing they will be among the first episcopal congregations for host the same-sex marriages which is part of community that jesus would have us be. it is a spiritual center holding funerals for ex-presidents and celebrations if new presidents. >> the new gadget at the consumer electronics show promising to replace your mouse and key board. >> but, first, represent biden gets to work on new gun control measures and the groups he is >> fremont, pal alto, north bay, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> welcome back. here is a look at our temperatures as you step outside, we are 37 in fairfield, 39 in santa rosa and the rest of us are in the low-to-mid 3
isn't creative. for the brands that people love, apple, google, zappos, they don't do this because they have something so profoundly engaging they don't need to do this. >> ho do you look at your company and decide this is right for me or not and how do you start? >> first to start with, you find out what are the goals for the company and understanding what are the behavior, what are the actions that you want to drive consumers or individuals engaged with your product to more or less achieve. and that's where the creative thought comes in, right? how do we design a game or a challenge per se to really make them think about your product and want to participate in what you have to offer. >> this can be something big or little, or just something to get facebook likes? >> exactly. it's fun, feedback and fun. >> this is a fascinating topic. a lot of science behind it. thank you guys for all discussing it with us. >>> it's a new year. and that means is it a great time to re-evaluate your small business. so is your website up to par? here now are five tips to make sure your home page is e
, newest and coolest stuff in electronics will be on display. google gets a break from the federal trade commission - but not so fast in europe. the european union is also investigating whether google hurt rivals by manipulating internet searches. the e.u. says its probe continues. if found guilty, the search giant could be fined billions of dollars. and it's an etf free-for-all. exchange traded funds are becoming the investor's choice over mutual funds. data for the first 11 months of last year show 10's of billions of dollars more were poured into the lower-fee funds. nearly $120 billion was taken out of stock funds, while etfs' total amount climbed to $154 billion. it was a banner week for the first week of the year. is dan haugh of pti securities cashing in and heading to hawaii? > > well, it seems that way. we certainly had a good week. the iwm, the russell 2000, went up 5 3/4% in a four day week. so that is a pretty good week last week. > were you a little surprised at the gains, particularly after the thursday softness in the markets? > > really when you had the activity in washin
now which tells you when the bus is coming. >> tech author shell israel says when google now was announced last summer it put going the at the forefront of contextual apps that make educated guesses based on things like where you are and who you are with. others emerging leak easily do which is a to do list that figures out what you need to do. >> they will become your personal manager and know more about you and your preferences than does your spouse today. >> it may be cool on your smartphone but he says it it will be even cooler with next generation wearable devices like google glass. >> the glasses will know whether you are sky diving, roller skating or riding the bus and will give you advice based on where you are. >> in san francisco, jonathan blum, abc 7 news. >>> at&t unveiled a new video streaming is service as it tries to take on netflix and amle zone and others. it will cost $5 a month and will allow customers to watch movies and tour de france v shows on demand. they claim they will have new movies as early as a month before they become available on netflix. netfl
with google executive chairman eric schmidt, they have just returned from north korea and governor richardson is kind enough to join me live now from washington. governor, thanks for taking the time. i've been looking forward to have a chance to debrief you on your visit but i was worried there wouldn't be enough to debrief about. it doesn't feel like there was a whole lot that you got to do while you were there. have i mischaracterized it? >> well, we did three important things -- one, we sent a very strong message from americans that don't talk to north koreans on a variety of subjects that, one, cool it on the missile developments, moratorium on nuclear testing. number two, we pushed very hard for the american kenneth baye who is there in prison to be treated fairly and get consular access. and, third, probably the most important message, was the internet from eric schmidt, the head of google. we weren't traveling as a google team. to open up access to the internet, to move forward with more cell phone service. and we talked to students. we talked to software engineers, to teachers, to ord
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